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Synonyms for pocket

Synonyms for pocket

a space in an otherwise solid mass

Synonyms for pocket

a small pouch inside a garment for carrying small articles

an enclosed space

(bowling) the space between the headpin and the pins behind it on the right or left

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a hollow concave shape made by removing something

a local region of low pressure or descending air that causes a plane to lose height suddenly

a small isolated group of people

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an opening at the corner or on the side of a billiard table into which billiard balls are struck

put in one's pocket

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take unlawfully

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References in classic literature ?
Miss Sarah Pocket, whom I now saw to be a little dry brown corrugated old woman, with a small face that might have been made of walnut shells, and a large mouth like a cat's without the whiskers, supported this position by saying, "No, indeed, my dear.
His pockets are searched, and his sword and pistols taken from him.
Jupenet smiled like a man who has an answer for everything; then he pulled out -- still from his pocket -- a little metal ruler, composed of two parts, like a carpenter's rule, against which he put together, and in a line, the characters, holding them under his left thumb.
The contents of the boy's pockets naturally made a larger heap, and included marbles, a ball of string, an electric torch, a magnet, a small catapult, and, of course, a large pocketknife, almost to be described as a small tool box, a complex apparatus on which he seemed disposed to linger, pointing out that it included a pair of nippers, a tool for punching holes in wood, and, above all, an instrument for taking stones out of a horse's hoof.
Well, I forgot the money in the pocket of my old coat-- you know when God will ruin a man he first of all bereaves him of his senses--and it was only this morning at half-past seven that I woke up and grabbed at my coat pocket, first thing.
If I am mistaken," said the accuser, "I shall gladly apologize; but before I do so first let monsieur le count explain the extra cards which I saw him drop into his side pocket.
All together, after repeated digs, its trousers pocket yielded four dollars and fifteen cents.
Toto grabbed a finger and bit it; the shaggy man took his hand out of that pocket quickly, and said "Oh
Overwhelmed by a spasm of drunken adoration, he drew two or three bills from his pocket, and, with the trembling fingers of an offering priest, laid them on the table before the woman.
Master," cries the fellow, after thanking him, "I have a curious thing here in my pocket, which I found about two miles off, if your worship will please to buy it.
He straightened up, and, while he reached for matches in the pocket of his overalls, his eyes travelled across the pool to the side-hill.
You profess yourself to be one of the strong - because you carry in your pocket enough stuff to send yourself and, say, twenty other people into eternity.
Such a man is worse than a lunatic; prompted by his vicious, corrupted head, he no more knows what he is doing than this wretch of mine knew when I picked his pocket of his watch and his purse of gold.
The merry old gentleman, placing a snuff-box in one pocket of his trousers, a note-case in the other, and a watch in his waistcoat pocket, with a guard-chain round his neck, and sticking a mock diamond pin in his shirt: buttoned his coat tight round him, and putting his spectacle-case and handkerchief in his pockets, trotted up and down the room with a stick, in imitation of the manner in which old gentlmen walk about the streets any hour in the day.
It's like helping an outside passenger up, ven he's been pitched off a coach, and puttin' your hand in his pocket, vile you ask him, vith a sigh, how he finds his-self, Sammy.